The Garden Landscape Guide

Hodnet Hall Gardens

A Victorian house, designed by Anthony Salvin in 1870, Hodnet Hall Gardens have a Tudor dovecote and a well planted woodland garden with a lake.

Head Gardener's Comment

The gardens were started in 1922 when a chain of seven lakes and pools was created with rare trees and shrubs. Rhododendrons and camellias thrive in the acid soil; iris and other bog plants enjoy their position around the pools. April is the perfect time to admire the camellias, crocuses, daffodils, and the magnificent Magnolia Walk. May & June showcases rhododendrons, lilacs, azaleas and bluebell woods. High summer is brimming with peonies, hydrangeas, roses and many other flowering shrubs, the colours lasting right through September.

Hodnet, Market Drayton, Shropshire, England, TF9 3NN

Open 12 noon to 5pm on Every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday from Sunday 6th April to Sunday 28th September. Please check our website for up to date information on special events. Light refreshments available in our garden restaurant. Dogs welcome on a lead.

Adults £6 Children (up to 15) £3 Children under 5 free

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  • over 1 year by Graham Thomas 5 / 5

    SImply wonderful.

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Hodnet Hall Gardens, Shropshire Photograph © KirscheTortschen